Pan-American International Division

Our purpose is to share information and promote discussion about psychiatry within the division.

Executive Committee

  • Chair: Professor Kenneth R. Kaufman (USA)
  • Vice Chair: Dr Ishrat Husain (Canada)
  • Financial Officer: Dr Hany Shaltout (Canada)

Past Officers of the Pan-American division

  • Chair: Nigel Bark (2005 – 2009), Peter Buckley (2009 – 2013), Dhanapal Natarajan (2013-2017)
  • Vice Chair: Dhanapal Natarajan (2010 – 2014), Anthony Fernandez (acting Vice Chair 2014), Professor Allan Tasman (2006 - 2012)

If you’d like to tell us anything that will be of interest to our members in the region please email us You can also follow us on Twitter for updates and news.

Our International Unit at the College offices in London provides overall administrative support to the Pan-American division.

Counties in the Division

Antigua and BarbudaCosta RicaNicaragua
BahamasDominican RepublicPeru
BarbadosEcuadorPuerto Rico
BelizeEl SalvadorSaint Kitts and Nevis
BermudaGrenadaSaint Lucia
BoliviaGuatemalaSaint Vincent and Grenadines
CanadaHaitiTrinidad and Tobago
LibyaHondurasUnited States of America
Cayman IslandsJamaicaUruguay
ColombiaNetherlands AntillesVirgin Islands (US)
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